Prenocephale Maryanska and Osmolska 1974 (ornithischian)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Pachycephalosauridae

Synonym: Sphaerotholus Williamson and Carr 2003

Full reference: T. Maryanska and H. Osmolska. 1974. Pachycephalosauria, a new suborder of ornithischian dinosaurs. Palaeontologia Polonica 30:45-102

Parent taxon: Pachycephalosauridae according to R. K. Schott et al. 2009

See also Barsbold 1997, Bonaparte 1978, Butler et al. 2008, Carroll 1988, Dong 1978, Eberth et al. 2001, Goodwin et al. 1998, Jasinski 2015, Jasinski and Sullivan 2011, Kielan-Jaworowska 1984, Longrich 2008, Mallon et al. 2015, Maryanska 1990, Maryanska et al. 2004, Maryanska and Osmolska 1974, Maryanska and Osmólska 1985, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Sereno 1986, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno 1999, Sereno 2000, Sues 1997, Sullivan 2000, Sullivan 2003, Sullivan 2006, Wall and Galton 1979, Williamson and Carr 2003, Williamson and Carr 2006 and Williamson et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Acrotholus, Amtocephale, Colepiocephale, Gravitholus, Hanssuesia, Pachycephalosaurinae, Pachycephalosaurini, Stegoceras, Texacephale, Troodon bexelli, Tylocephale, Domocephalinae

Subtaxa: Prenocephale prenes Sphaerotholus brevis Sphaerotholus buchholtzae Sphaerotholus edmontonense Sphaerotholus goodwini

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Type: Prenocephale prenes

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (1 collection), United States (1: New Mexico)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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